E.O.O.R.C. Virtual Gathering – President’s Report – May 7-8, 2021

17 and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith, as you are being rooted and grounded in love. Ephesians 3:17 – NRSV Ten years ago, when I was ordained into the Word, Sacrament, and Pastoral Care (Montreal-Ottawa Conference), I never imagined the changes that the world, the church, and I, would encounter on the road ahead. Our inaugural gathering was in Smiths Falls in June 2019. That seems so long ago, but it feels like it was just yesterday. At that time, our Regional Council was only six months young.  Like an infant that age, we were not … Read more

Do NOT be Afraid to Let Go!

Dear E.O.O.R.C. Family, Is it too late to send you blessings of Peace and Joy for this new year, 2021? It might be for some, but I believe that every single day is the beginning of a new year. I have been wanting to write to you since October 21, 2020, but as we all know, after health, time is a precious commodity that we all desire to have more of. It is a year now that COVID-19 threw a curveball to the world and changed the way of life. The United Church folks thought that new way of doing … Read more